Habitat: widespread species in eastern Cape and south-western Natal provinces
USDA Zone: 9b-11
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 198502656
Provenance: 05NOV04 - Originally Encephalartos sp. - name changed to E. altensteinii after seeing a very similar plant at Smith College BG. Although there are some closely related species and subspecies, we have elected to change the name to E. altensteinii as it represents our best clarification of identity to date - cmorse.
Accession Date: 12-31-1985
Bench: 1110 - AFR:Ground Bed 2 NW
Qty: 1 confirmed on 02-22-2017
IUCN Red List: Species Vulnerable or Habitat Critically Threatened
CITES Appendix I Listed Plant - Plants are not to leave Greenhouse!